Craig Zisk

Craig Zisk

Highest Rated: 41% The English Teacher (2013)

Lowest Rated: 41% The English Teacher (2013)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: United States

Craig Zisk is a veteran producer and director with an extensive resume of television work since the 1990s. After starting out as a production assistant on the hit sitcom "Family Ties," he earned producing credits on such programs as "Brooklyn Bridge" and "Cop Rock," and eventually landed his first co-executive producer credit on the mid-'90s sitcom "The Single Guy." Beginning in '98, Zisk served in a producing capacity on the critically-acclaimed cable comedy "The Larry Sanders Show," his first real taste of producing success. As for his directing career, it began with an episode of "Brooklyn Bridge" followed by more than a dozen episodes of "The Single Guy." The opportunity to helm more television shows followed, and Zisk directed countless episodes of comedies and dramas between the late '90s and 2000s, including about one episode per-year on average of "Nip/Tuck" between 2003 and 2010. In 2005, he directed an episode of the comedy "Weeds," about a struggling single mother who gets into the marijuana-selling business to support her family. He eventually served as producer of the show as well, helming 20 episodes between '05 and '08, and earning his first Emmy nod for Outstanding Directing for a 2006 episode. During the early 2010s, Zisk worked mostly in cable comedies, executive producing and directing episodes of "United States of Tara" and "The Big C."

Filmography

Movies

Credit
41% 30% The English Teacher Director $60.2K 2013
No Score Yet 34% Mr. St. Nick Director - 2002

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 81% New Amsterdam Director 2020
94% 82% Emergence Director 2020
95% 89% Elementary Director 2019
57% 78% Manifest Director 2018-2019
60% 69% Tell Me a Story Director 2019
88% 65% The Looming Tower Executive Producer,
Director
2018
93% 89% Veep Director 2017
86% 85% Marvel's Agent Carter Director 2016
41% 55% Angel From Hell Director 2016
94% 92% The Good Wife Director 2015
96% 67% Battle Creek Director 2015
85% 83% Shameless USA Director 2012
81% 86% Nurse Jackie Director 2009
52% No Score Yet Trust Me Director 2009
70% 77% Weeds Director 2008
75% 79% Nip/Tuck Director 2008
82% 91% My Name Is Earl Director 2006
82% 82% The Closer Director 2005
83% 87% Scrubs Director 2004-2005 2001-2002
85% 88% Alias Director 2005 2002-2003
15% No Score Yet dr. vegas Director 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without a Trace Director 2004
91% 90% Monk Director 2004
78% 77% Smallville Director 2002
50% 48% Birds of Prey Director 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Felicity Director 2001-2002
84% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Director 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Grounded for Life Director 2001
60% No Score Yet Popular Director 2000-2001
No Score Yet 88% Charmed Director 1999-2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shasta Director 1999-2000
0% No Score Yet Secret Agent Man Director 2000
17% No Score Yet Oh Grow Up Director 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zoe ... Director 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet For Your Love Director 1998-1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Payne Director 1999
14% No Score Yet Love Boat: The Next Wave Director 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Emily's Reasons Why Not Director
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star Director

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